A slew of current and former FBI officials are slated to take the stand in a trial set to begin Monday of former Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann, offering testimony that could lay bare the FBI’s eagerness to seize on unverified anti-Trump political dirt.
Waste, Fraud & Abuse
The Jan. 6 committee requested an interview from Rep. Barry Loudermilk on Thursday, citing concerns with U.S. Capitol tours he gave prior to last year’s attack.
A top FBI official told jurors Thursday that a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer repeatedly stressed that he was not representing the campaign while urging the bureau to investigate former President Donald Trump’s link to a Russian bank.
The FBI used “threat tags” created by the bureau’s counterterrorism division to launch dozens of investigations into parents who had protested at school board meetings, whistleblowers disclosed.